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Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm EDT
you, sir. >> may i ask we give mr. jordan his full five minutes? >> be honest -- >> i ask yuan mouse consent the member have 15 seconds. >> objection. mr. chairman, with all due respect. you just allowed mr. burton to go over by two minutes and you're giving mr. -- >> i'm sure it's going to balance tout time. >> we have gone over and i'm going to pull it back into five minutes. >> before we get to your part of the day we will get there. >> without objection, the ranking member is given equal time to ask a question, please. >> i want to go back to you ambassador. i think that was a very critical question. mr. norton talked about the five days. can you explain that to us that during that period, five days or whatever it was, not having the information contrary to what ms. rice may have said. i understand it was based on intelligence. but can you explain how that could happen to the public? in other words, were you all still gathering information, what was going on there, do you know? >> mr. comings, we were gathering information from the intelligence community. we wanted to know what w
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
as the stations abroad taster's nominated journalists to. they were selected by random drug. we have dave jordan from the greenville ma rket. and dave wagner from charlotte. also the topics and questions for this debate were selected after surveying members of the association of north carolina. after the candidates have provided answers, the candidate complementing first may provide an additional response up to 30 seconds in length. if any candidate exceeds that time, i will interrupt and advance our discussion. the journalists are allowed to ask follow-up questions to the candidates, if needed. our first question tonight is from dave jordan. >> both of you have talked about jobs and the economy as a top issue. you have both set forth specific plans. could you give us more detail on what exactly is that you want to do, how it you will achieve that, and how soon you think jobs can be created. >> we are going to tough times, and i have listed specific steps that i will take as governor if i am elected. the first thing we need is change the culture of government, and the attitude to make sure that
Oct 10, 2012 10:00am EDT
, if the time when jordan further and they are able to produce multiple weapons and a short time -- if the time line at short and a further and they are able to produce multiple weapons in a short time -- short of them testing in nuclear weapon, the further they get in the direction of having capabilities. [inaudible] >> you could maybe blame them now because they could price it in. thank you for the question, i want to get to a couple more. maybe you could both ask a question. >> i am just curious come in your analysis, how did you factor in the uncertainty about the effectiveness of a military strike? to a already indicated if there was a military strike, as i understand, having not read your report yet, that there would be a spike up in the short term of the price of oil. there seems to be almost an assumption that there would be closer to the issue of iranian military of nuclear capability when in fact there may not be closure. and i am just curious, was there a lot of analysis to that point about just this uncertainty about the effectiveness of any military strike? >> and we will take your
Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
working closely with it -- for some time with our partners. jordan has been taking an important role. as we have seen with the syrian regime's violations last week of turkish sovereignty, our partners in the region are greatly affected by assad's brutal campaign, so we will continue to coordinate closely with our partners moving forward as we have in the past. >> u.s. boots on the ground right next to a war zone -- is this an escalation? >> it is not an escalation. it is working with a partner to deal with the impacts of assad's brutality. >> as you know, many of the administration's critics would like to see a more active role by these troops. >> our position on providing military legal assistance has not changed. it is our position that what is needed in syria is not more weapons. what is needed is a political transition. you note critics who seem to support taking some sort of harder, more militaristic line, but they will not come forward and draw any real distinctions from what they are proposing compared to what the president is doing. if someone in congress or elsewhere wants t
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm EDT
and the las vegas strip. we have problems with egypt and problems in syria. jordan is becoming destabilized. the fact of the matter is we have to be very careful to ensure that our ally, the most reliable ally we have and the only democracy in a very dangerous part of a world, has the tools they need to keep their people safe. >> thank you for the question. the biggest threat to israel today is iran with nuclear weapons. the second biggest threat to israel today is whether not the united states will stand behind them when they are threatened. there are very few differences between my opponent and me on foreign policy. if she wants to have a debate, she ought to have that debate with the president. what happened in egypt and libya, it took them weeks to decide it was a terrorist attack. i am concerned because israel needs our help. it will need our support and i stand behind them. >> ok. >> this is an issue that is very important to me. i have spent a critical time in middle east peace. when i disagreed with the president, i was the first one on either side of the aisle to express my differe
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